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Whether you are a graduate or undergraduate student, make a one-on-one appointment now to speak with us to discuss the opportunities available!
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Here are some frequently asked questions about studying abroad with the Marxe School:


What study abroad programs are available?

What is the program fee and tuition?

  • Semester Exchange Program – Participating students pay Baruch tuition as well as any necessary expenses for housing, airfare, visa, transportation, books, and etc.
  • Summer Programs – Varies, refer to the Summer Programs page for details on program fee and tuition
  • Winter Programs – Varies, refer to the Winter Programs page for details on program fee and tuition

Will I be able to receive credit for participating in the study abroad programs?

  • Students will receive credit for the semester exchange programs. For the short term summer/winter programs, it depends on the program and will be indicated under the program description.

How do I apply?

When is the deadline to apply?

  • Semester Exchange and credit-bearing winter/summer programs – Baruch Study Abroad Office sets the deadline for Summer and Fall Programs as March 15th and for Winter and Spring Programs as October 1st
  • Non-credit bearing/certificate programs – Varies, the deadline to apply depends on the program

What are the requirements and how do I apply for the Marxe Study Abroad scholarships?

  • At the time of application, you must have completed at least 9 credits (in PAF) and have at least a 3.4 GPA. You must also be a matriculated student and plan to enroll in a minimum of 3 credits in the semester following the study abroad program. You will also need to submit proof of application to a study abroad program.
  • Please email us at MSPIA.Global.Initiatives@baruch.cuny.edu and we will provide the next steps on what is needed to apply for the scholarship.
  • You will also need to complete and submit a budget worksheet that estimates the total cost of the program. You can download the worksheet here.

How much is the scholarship award?

  • In the past, we have offered $5,000 for Semester Exchange programs, and $2,000-3,000 for Summer and Winter programs. The financial support is to be used toward program costs and living expenses while abroad.
  • For short term programs, the award amounts will vary between $1,000 to $3,000 depending on the length of the program and program participation cost.

How is the scholarship award issued?

  • The award will be given in two installments:
    • First installment - At the beginning of the program, students will receive a check for half of the award amount upon submitting the following:
      • Submit proof of acceptance into the study abroad program indicated in the application
      • Have a minimum 3.4 GPA at the end of the semester prior to the program
      • Be a matriculated student and be enrolled in minimum 3 PAF credits for the semester following the program
    • Second installment - The second half of the award will be given upon submitting a proof of completion of the program:
      • For non-credit bearing: Certificate of completion
      • For credit-bearing: Copy of unofficial Baruch transcript with a grade B or higher